We have a beautiful week ahead, Denver. With the promise of picture perfect weather for Opening Day and the return of Colorado’s largest fashion show—Denver Fashion Weekend— The Mile High never looked so good. If you’re hoping to escape, however, two events will let you indulge in your fantasies with a stimulating documentary and an extra special performance from the Colorado Symphony. Whatever you choose, make sure to snag a ticket as many of these events vow to sell out quick.

Denver Fashion Weekend

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Denver Fashion Weekend.

Where: City Hall – 1144 Broadway, Denver

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Celebrate the best in fashion, hair, and design with the return of Colorado’s largest fashion show—Denver Fashion Weekend. Now five nights, the event kicks off the with the 303 Awards and the Southwest Hairstyling Awards followed by two nights of local and national fashion and ending with back-to-back hair and beauty shows. The biannual event has sold out six years in a row so make sure to RSVP your spot now.

Opening Day

Photo provided courtesy of Rich Clarkson and Associates

Photo provided courtesy of Rich Clarkson and Associates

When: April 8

Where: Coors Field 2001 Blake St, Denver

The Low Down: Baseball season officially starts this Friday with the first Colorado Rockies home game at Coors Field. Celebrated as an unofficial state holiday, take a “sick day” and join the masses to cheer on our boys in purple. This year the Rockies go head to head with the San Diego Padres. The forecast is calling for blue skies and warm weather, so there’s little excuse to stay at home— even if you don’t have a ticket.

National Geographic Live: “Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice”

David Doubilet photographs a tiger shark in Bahama Banks. Photo courtesy of Beyers PR.

David Doubilet photographs a tiger shark in Bahama Banks. Photo courtesy of Beyers PR.

When: April 8, 8 p.m.

Where: Lone Tree Arts Center – 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down:  Explore the depths of the Antarctic or  go face to face with 60-foot barracudas with a documentary that allows you to see the world through the eyes of National Geographic explorers, adventurers, photographers and film makers. Cheaper than a plane ticket, entry ranges from $33-41 and promises to take you to far away lands without even leaving your seat.

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When: April 9, 9 – 12 p.m.

Where: Denver Art Museum – 100 W 14th Ave Pwky, Denver 

Tickets: $75 Available here. 

The Low Down: Following Denver Art Museums annual fundraiser, Uncorked Reserve, is a public after party called AFTERGlo. With proceeds benefiting the museum, philanthropists can support the arts while enjoying a night of music, food and drink. Entertainment will be provided by  Digital Pocket with DJ Manos and Sammy T in Denver whereas food and drinks are from Denver Whiskey Club and Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group. Limited edition prints from conceptual photographer Daniela Edburg will also be on display.

Magical Music of Harry Potter 

April 10, 1 p.m.

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall – 1000 14th St, Denver

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Get excited, Muggles because the Colorado Symphony has something just for you— a special performance of the music from the Harry Potter series. Performing the work of John Williams,  the symphony will transport you to the wizarding world with a program filled with music from all seven installments of this beloved series. Tickets start at $39 and are very limited, so get them quick.